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       From now until October 15th, 2010, all donations made to Women for Women International will have twice their impact. The Women for Women International Leadership Circle of Washington D.C. is matching all donations made to the charity, which means that a gift of $25 becomes $50, or $75 becomes $150, or $250 becomes $500. Read More
Lady Gaga has something to say about the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy and she wants all of America to hear it. Not only has she been tweeting her opinions and pleas, she has made a video that is over 7 minutes long and directly addresses the U.S. Senate.  Responses have varied. Some question the pop-queen's credibility in issuing a public statement expressing her personal stance on the controversial DADT policy, while others applaud her for taking responsibility as a public figure and using her celebrity status to bring attention to a pressing political issue. Read More
  Like most people waking up before the butt crack of dawn, it takes more than a few shots of espresso to get my gears turning in the morning. I often find myself uncontrollably jealous of anyone under the age range of 5, and their ability to literally leap out of bed and continue through their day full throttle. This morning in a sluggish and slightly incoherent manner I roll over hit my clock radio in ceremonial morning fashion and fix my bed head accordingly. Read More
This week the fight for safe, legal abortions in New York is looking horribly heavy-hearted. The New York Abortion Access Fund has dipped below $1000 - but we won't give up! This Thursday (September 16th) there will be an Emergency Fundraiser at Destination Bar (211 Avenue A). The event will take place from 6-9 and will feature discounted cocktails as well as a raffle and silent auction in support of NYAAF. There is a suggested donation of $20 but feel free to give more if you are able to! Thursday, Sept. Read More
In case you ever wondered whether or not you have anything in common with people of your race and gender, check out this article.   Is it possible to define a culture without being accused of stereotyping? OkCupid has taken the direct words of 526,000 of their users and turned them into racial statistics. OkCupid definitively states that this article has NOTHING to do with their opinion; rather it is a racial analysis “determined by the words of the group itself.”   This data collection may be slightly absurd but the results are far from shocking. Read More